Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Defining National Heritage: The National Trust from Open Spaces to Popular Culture book cover

    Defining National Heritage

    The National Trust from Open Spaces to Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Leslie G. Cintron

    As the largest non-governmental preservation association in the world, the National Trust for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (the National Trust) is arguably one of the most influential organizations of its kind. As such, it provides particularly useful case studies for examining the process…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • American Pie: The Anatomy of Vulgar Teen Comedy book cover

    American Pie

    The Anatomy of Vulgar Teen Comedy, 1st Edition

    By Bill Osgerby

    American Pie represents the most commercially successful example of the vulgar teen comedy, and this book analyses the film's development, audience-appeal and cultural significance. American Pie (1999) is a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – the vulgar teen comedy.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form book cover

    Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form, 1st Edition

    By David M Earle

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture book cover

    Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kyong Yoon

    Drawing on vivid ethnographic field studies of youth on the transnational move, across Seoul, Toronto, and Vancouver, this book examines transnational flows of Korean youth and their digital media practices. This book explores how digital media are integrated into various forms of transnational…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation book cover

    The Borgia Family

    Rumor and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Mara DeSilva

    The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the early modern Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination. The book balances studies focusing on early modern observations of the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • (Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty book cover

    (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration—funeral homes, hospitals and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional societies…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Postfeminism in Context: Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism book cover

    Postfeminism in Context

    Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Henderson, Anthea Taylor

    Postfeminism in Context studies the representation of women in Australian popular culture over the past three decades to locate postfeminism in a specific time and place. Margaret Henderson and Anthea Taylor argue that ‘postfeminism’, as a critical term, has been too often deployed in ways that…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ernest Mathijs, Jamie Sexton

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema offers an overview of the field of cult cinema – films at the margin of popular culture and art that have received exceptional cultural visibility and status mostly because they break rules, offend, and challenge understandings of achievement (some are so bad…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain: Uncorking the Champagne Supernova book cover

    Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain

    Uncorking the Champagne Supernova, 1st Edition

    By Jason Arday

    Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain: Uncorking the Champagne Supernova attempts to move away from the melancholia of Cool Britannia and the discourse which often encases the period by repositioning this phenomenon through an ethnic minority perspective. In March 1997, the front page of the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance book cover

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan A. Allan

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance seeks to open a lively and accessible discussion between critical studies of men and masculinities and popular romance studies, especially its continued interest in what Janice Radway has called "the purity of his maleness." Popular romance novels, perhaps…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture

  • The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Ellis, Gerard Goggin, Beth Haller, Rosemary Curtis

    An authoritative and indispensable guide to disability and media, this thoughtfully curated collection features varied and provocative contributions from distinguished scholars globally, alongside next-generation research leaders. Disability and media has emerged as a dynamic and exciting…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Television book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Global Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn Shimpach

    Featuring scholarly perspectives from around the globe and drawing on a legacy of television studies, but with an eye toward the future, this authoritative collection examines both the thoroughly global nature of television and the multiple and varied experiences that constitute television in the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

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